D&K Difference Content

D & K Powder Coating is an 25,000 square foot facility with state of the art equipment. We can accommodate any size part up to 16′ wide, 12′ high and 45′ long in a custom built Col-Met Batch Oven. We feature a Col-Met Paint Booth and GEMA paint application systems.


D&K Scope:

D&K Powder Coating has based its business model and strategic plan by being a provider of custom paint applications from one piece runs to production level requirements.  Providing all interested parties internally and externally a quality product that meets or exceeds the established requirements set forth by customers, suppliers, regulatory, statutory and special requirements as needed.



D&K Quality Policy:

  1. Determine, review and improve all relevant issues internally and externally
  2. Monitor all process performance goals
  3. Continuous improvement of Processes, Product & Suppliers


  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified and Registered
  • Proudly donated various powder coating to Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota
  • Sponsor of FIRST Robotics Team 3018 Nordic Storm
  • Powder coated many large designer staircases for Linder Enterprises
  • We provide powder coating services to many commonly known commercial and industrial companies.


Dana & Kathy Schnepf


  • Management and business owners for over 25 years.
  • Enjoy traveling and attending shows in their spare time.
  • Reside in North Mankato, MN.

Management Team

Ben Schnepf

General Manager

  • 8 years in production, auto body, automotive and industrial finishing experience.
  • 3 years in powder coat experience.
  • Likes to go target shooting when he’s not at work.
  • Resides in Janesville, MN.

Randy Johnson

Production Manager

James Johnson JR

Assistant Manager

  • Resides in Mankato with his wife, Stevie and dogs; Murphy, Lola, Kaya and Rudy.
  • Very active and enjoys bicycling, kayaking and jogging.
  • Prior powder coating experience.

Torrance Day

Sales/Project Manager

Mary Murphy

Office Manager

Tasha Holstein

Human Resources

Painters and Production Team

Ben Snyder

Production, Painter

  • Has a degree in Automotive Collision Technology.
  • 20 years of coating experience.
  • Likes to go ice fishing and spending time with his son, Dylan.
  • Lives in North Mankato, MN.

Anthony Nelson


Brennan Kelly


Rick Black


  • 9 years powder coating experience.
  • 4 years liquid paint experience.
  • Enjoys camping, hunting, fishing and motorcycle riding.
  • Lives in Pemberton, MN.

Blayne Christensen


Bradley Donovan


  • Full time student in the Mechtronics program at South Central College.
  • Mentor for the 2015 Nordic Storm Robotics Team.
  • At home in North Mankato, MN.

Fred Lange

Paint Supervisor

Kim Thomas

QA, Shipping/Receiving

  • Holds a degree in Medical Assisting
  • Enjoys traveling
  • Likes spending time with family, friends and her pets
  • Lives in St Peter with son, Brayden

Keith Westphal


  • Likes to hunt, fish, shoot darts
  • Enjoys sprint car racing
  • Extensive welding and fabrication experience
  • Lives in St Peter, MN

William Mcalister


Josh Schwager


Charlie Bartusek


  • Mankato State Student
  • Lives in New Prague

Toren Viland


John Reiter


German Aquino


Jason Huber


Jeremy Jenkins


Jered Nelson


Cody Schnepf